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Becalmed on the Hudson

Object Number: 
Black ink and wash, white gouache, graphite on paper, laid on board
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. ( 27.3 x 37.8 cm ) mat: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "W.H. Low 1871" inscription: lower left: "Becalmed on the Hudson"
Signed and inscribed at lower right inside image in gray wash: "WHLow 1871"; at lower left outside image in black ink over wash: "..CALMED ON THE HUDSON."; at lower right: "W.H.LOW."; along lower edge in graphite (erased): "2 gents 3 Ladies half a dozen children"
Gallery Label: 
The sailing vessel depicted in this sketch is the Lively Sarah.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. R. S. Butler, niece of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group